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The Write Stuff: Thinking through Essaysequips developing writers with the critical thinking skills they need to interpret and analyze information and express their ideas clearly and logically in writing. Highest level developmental writing course or first semester Composition course.
Table of Contents
|To the Instructor|
|Preface to the Student: About This Text and Student Success Tips|
|Critical Thinking in Writing and Reading|
|Critical Thinking and Reading Techniques|
|Writing Expository Essays|
|Writing Expository Paragraphs|
|Writing Expository Essays: Building Blocks|
|Writing Expository Essays: Process|
|Writing Expository Essays: Order, Unity, and Coherence|
|Writing and Critical Thinking In the Modes|
|Example and Illustration|
|Cause and Effect|
|Comparison and Contrast|
|Argument and Persuasion|
|Essay Exams and In-Class or Timed Essays|
|Using Sources with Integrity|
|Summary, Paraphrase, and Analysis|
|Finding, Evaluating, and Using Sources|
|Modern Language Association (MLA): A Basic Introduction|
|Readings and Visuals for Thinking and Writing|
|Writing About Visuals|
|Reading Selections and Critical Thinking Tasks|
|A Whole Lot of Cheatinrsquo; Going On|
|Making Cell Phones in the Class a Community Builder|
|"Just Walk On By": A Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public Space|
|One Manrsquo;s Kids|
|The Discus Thrower|
|Thank You for Shopping at Valencia|
|The Other Side: Some Colleges DO Stress Customer Service|
|I Wonder: Was It Me Or Was It My Sari?|
|Still Hungry, Still Homeless,America All the Rage|
|Our Tired, Our Poor, Our Kids|
|Sentence Construction and Common Sentence Errors|
|Sentence Constructions and Sentence Variety|
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